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" but also at "the sun" and "the sunday times," both owned by rupert murdoch. former prime minister gordon brown believes some of his bank account details were illegally obtained by the "sunday times." >> "the sunday times" appear to have got access to my account. they got access to my legal files. but i'm shocked. i'm generally shocked to find that this happened because of the leads. >> reporter: he was shattered to learn that the sun was going public with the news that his baby son had cystic fibrosis. something the family had kept strictly confidential. the person who told the browns that "the sun" would run a story on their baby's illness was rebecca brooks. at the time the editor of the sun newspaper, she's now rupert murdoch's british ceo and is herself being questioned by police. john yates, the officer you saw earlier on in my report, has just told the committee that he's 99% sure his phone was hacked, which shows that police investigating the news of the world were themselves not immune. chris? >> i'll tell you, this story grows more and more every day. cbs' elizabeth palmer for u
" continues right now. >>> i'm kiran chetry. rupert murdoch's media empire under fire. his reporters how accused of illegally invading the privacy of britain's former prime minister as this hacking scandal widens. we're live from london ahead. >> i'm ali velshi. much of the country literally feeling the heat and relief from the summer scotcher may be days away on this "american morning." >>> and good morning to you. thanks so much for being with us on this "american morning." it's tuesday, july 12th. christine has the morning off. >> we've got a lot of news this morning, including some breaking news out of afghanistan. >> that's right. we begin there where afghan president hamid karzai's half brother was found shot to death at his home. ahmed wali karzai was the provenÇal council chief of kandahar. he suffered gunshot wounds to his head and chest according to hospital officials. a spokesman for kandahar's government said a guard killed karzai. the taliban says -- >> we've seen the worst so far. excessive heat warnings and advisories posted in 23 states. the heat in many areas could reac
, thank you. >>> media magnet rupert murdoch is struggling to contain the phone hacking scandal that tangles his company news corp. correspondent dana lewis is in london bureau with the latest. >> good morning, rupert murdoch is in full retreat, a growing scandal fueled by resignations of his top company executives and today murdoch's apology to a nation. rolling off the printing presses what some have called rupert murdoch's day of atonement, today his company, news international is running full page adz in major british daily saying "we are sorry for the serious wrongdoing in the phone hacking scandal." the controversy resulted in the arrest of nine people and resignations of his top executi executives. the latest les hinton, chief owner of dow jones which published the "wall street journal," hinton ran "news of the world" the paper at the center of this scandal from 1995 to 2007. that resignation on the same day news international chief executive rebekah brooks also bowed to pressure to step down. yesterday the media mogul apologized in person after meeting the family of murd
, caught in the middle of that tabloid hacking scandal. as billionaire media mogul rupert murdoch prepares for a grilling from parliament. >>> and on top of the world. japan beats the u.s. team at the world cup, giving a nation battered by natural disaster and nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," july 18th, nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," july 18th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and ann curry. live, from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and welcome today on this monday morning, i'm ann curry. >> and i'm lester holt in for matt. i think we both watched that match yesterday. you've got to feel good about the u.s. team. we were disappointed, but what a performance they put on and what a great thing they did for american soccer. >> that's right. for women's soccer, particularly, bringing it to a new level of cool. men and boys, women and girls, nationwide, watching them play. i think that they're winners in that regard. >> and the japanese certainly have something to feel good about a
the police and people at the newspaper, rupert murdoch's newspaper, and number 10 downing street. the prime minister, david cameron, hired a former news of the world editor andy colton. that story still rumbling along in britain with more sort of suggestions that cameron is under pressure today. he is out country. this story not going away. >> dan rivers, we will keep checking with you. seems there are developments in this story every few hours. >> thanks, dan. >>> there has been a major shake-up in the egyptian government. it is not clear whether it is enough to quiet opposition protesters. egypt's prime minister appointing 14 new cabinet ministers to his cabinet while keeping 13 others in place. they will be sworn into office today. former egyptian president hosni mubarak reportedly slipped into a coma yesterday. the hospital's spokesman tells cnn he has since regained consciousness. >>> hours ago general david petraeus performed his last act as commander of nato forces in afghanistan. he handed off authority to the new komd ander john allen. petraeus is retiring from the army at the end
hacked in voice mail accounts of the people they were recovering. a personal apology from rupert murdoch appearing in every newspaper . murdoch is son james who heads international operations for news corp will appear before the uk parliment to worry questions. the 106 tab bloid news of the world was shut down in the wake of the investigation . since then several people have resigned, including rebecca brooks who was the news of the world editor when the phone hacking took place . also les hinton stepped down. he over sea the -- he was ceo and pubbler of the wall street journal . both are owned by news corp. they found no evidence of wrong doing in the journal or dow jopes. >> we hear warnings of traveling to mexico. if you are thinking of venturing south of the border and he posted an ad looking for a roommate and now there is no sign of amy. why relatives say there is a connection between her disappearance and a popular on line site . this man accused of murdering a retired army sergeant escaped custody. wait until you see how he managed to get away in the first place. stay with us. wh
is in london with the latest. >> rupert murdoch bought "news of the world" but it has been loved by readers and feared by the politicians, celebrities and royals that it has regularly exposed. in its final edition editors asked the reading public not to judge the paper by this scandal but instead by its years in print. with the ink barely dry on the final edition of "the news of the world" rupert murdoch traveled to the uk to manage the damage control personally. on display his so far unqualified support from rebecca brooks, former editor of the paper and now a trusted executive at news corp. smiles for the cameras but calls for hooks to resign are growing louder. one of the most damaging allegations the paper faces is a phone hacking of a 13-year-old murder victim. charismatic redhead was editor of "news of the world "account at the time. >> if she goes that puts a spotlight on rupert murdoch's son james and if he is vulnerable rupert murdoch is himself. >> reporter: he is widely seen as his father's heir apparent. >> james murdoch and rebecca brooks cannot deny responsibility. >> reporter
bombing victims. it's part of the media empire run by rupert murdoch. murdoch's son james talked about the move to close up shop. >> i feel regret. clearly the practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in and that i believe in. and that this company believes in. >> this all started with this huge scandal where the reporters were hacking into the voice mail of missing girl, actually giving -- >> false hope. >> altering. >> the investigation. you may know rupert murdoch as the man who owns fox, "new york post." analysts say losing "news of the world" would barely make a dent in his media company known as news corp. that stock was hit so investors and insiders are feeling the financial heat from this because it has -- >> it's a news organization and so the reputation is everything and that we'll have to see where the fallout goes. >> can you imagine being the family of the young girl who's missing, and you -- a reporter is hacking into the voice males and deleting them so they can hear what's coming on and the family and po
resigned. and it's complicated. "news of the world" was a big tabloid here run by rupert murdoch's empire last sunday. the police are accused of a couple of things, it's not the top guys nasa you will but they are 0 -- necessarily but they are falling on top swords. they may have taken consider bribes from the paper for information. they hired someone who was accused of phone hacking, they hired him as a pr sometime ago f and many years ago, that he was an investigation in 2009 that was more or less clop -- concluded that police are under fire because it was considered that they didn't go far enough. when if came to murder victims, family victims, then there was a much more heated response and a lot more outrage here. that's what we're talking about now and tomorrow rupert murdoch, who was arrested yesterday, will sit in front. parliament and answer questions about what any knew about phone harking and payments -- >> as this grows, what's being done in regards to damage control? can they get their arms around this. >> well, in terms of news corporation, rupert murdoch has been issuing apo
-lines and cell phone numbers of the royal family. this morning they had a spokesman says that murdoch needs to back off of the deal trying to obtain a merger with bskyb that he should step back from a deal, because of his reputation at the moment. we will see if it passes the competition test, but there is a lot of political pressure on the government to keep that deal from going forward and you are seeing the effects of the scandal affect the business itself of news corps. thomas. >> and stephanie, as we know about the employees who were working for "news of the world" anymore information about whether they will be absorbed by the murdochs in other areas such as going to the "sun paper" and releasing a sunday edition of that? >> well, there is a possibility that they will be. they were given three months' pay, and promised by rebecca brooks that you saw there in the video that they would find positions for them, but there was anger among them as well. there was an audio clip released that was recorded surrepetitiously, and they say, look, we don't want to work for you anyway. they were bit
as scotland yard alleges, murdoch's company may have broken u.s. law. >> news corp is an american corporation and they are bound by american laws regardless of where the offense takes place. >> reporter: u.s. politicians are also latching on to an unconfirmed report from an unnamed source that "news of the world" hacked phones belonging to 9/11 victims. >> anyone who did this really forget the legality, just in terms of the morality of this is just beyond the pale. >> reporter: the 9/11 allegation appeared on sunday in light of congressional concerns, we called news international, the subsidiary and they told us they have seen no evidence that those allegations are true. >> stephanie gosk in london this morning. thanks as always. martin bashir, it's good to have you here. sometimes when i have you, i like to ask the simplest question first because i like your take. you spend a lot of time as a journalist in the u.k. and here in the united states. >> i worked for the sunday times between 1984 and 1985. >> as you've watched this story unfold over the last month or so, what jumps out at you? >>
records of 9/11 victims and their families. murdoch's right hand in great britain, news international ceo rebekah brooks resigned in the wake of the hacking scandal. >>> after five straight days president obama and congressional leaders are taking a break from the debt ceiling talks and each other today. democrats and republicans will meet separately to assess the progress of the talks. >>> he was planning another 9/11, "the wall street journal" says osama bin laden was putting together a team of terrorists to attack the united states ten years to the day that the twin towers came down. the intel comes from documents navy s.e.a.l.s seized when they killed the terror leader. >>> thousands of protesters are blocking cairo's tahrir square again. these are new pictures. scenes of mass protests that toppled a dictatorship over the winter, now protesters are back to take back their revolution. >> we don't see a good sign yet. we are still waiting for a good sign. we have only seen intimidation, threats, and some attempts to try to pretend they are doing what they are not doing. >> frederik plei
... >> this is a major story that just keeps getting bigger and bigger. murdoch and the skies over at news corp. have been circling the wagons and trying to get the story go away it is not going away. one of the persons packed into the phone of a murdered girl, they seem to have a history of doing this. now the stocks are being hit and not much. a couple billion is like for bp they lose billions and billions and in the next year they look a great. this is fox television a pretty diverse company. >> do you think there will be an impact on their holdings, the fbi is looking into the impact that they may have done the same things with some of the victims from 911--9/11 >> murdoch is apologizing to keep both in person as many as he can so he's doing his best. >> president obama singles out drug companies. >> he looked more frustrated on a daily basis and one of the companies he is going after stocks that hit today for a couple billion dollars. in the --they said if they go after us and another round of cuts, they will fire people so they're basically trying to save corporate american mainstream ameri
.e.o. murdoch has apologiesed for wrongdoing in a full page ad running in british papers this week. news international is owned by the parent company of fox news. >> after seven years of marriage, j lo' and marc anthony call it quits saying "we have decided to end our marriage. this was a difficult decision and painful time for all involved and we appreciate the respect of our privacy." the two recently performed a steamy routine at the "american idol," finale in may. they are parents to three-year-old twins. >>dave: if this doesn't shatter your faith in the institution of marriage, i don't know what will. her third marriage, right? i am devastated. j lo' is back on the market. >>dave: and she looks boater than ever, my friends. rick: just saying ... look at the weather. a big story this weekend and this week that will affect so many people. it is the heat. and the heat index across the plains it feels like the mid-80's. and at 5:30 in the morning and you want it to be cool and air the house out and that is not the case. a rough situation there. we have talked about this for months, the
hacking scandal by the british tabloid "news of the world." the paper owned by rupert murdoch is under fire for also hacking into the phones of a 13-year-old murder victim and families of soldiers killed in afghanistan. staffers are also accused of paying off police f f stories. arrests are sasa to be imminent. >>> now here's diane sawyer with a preview of nighghs "world news." diane? >> well, josh, as we've been talking this morning, tonight on "world news," jaycee dugard i i going to speak for the first time about 18 years of captivity. she was 11 years old when she was taken. horrible sexual abuse and she will talk emotionally about the birth of her child and also what it means to survive. lessons for us all about loving our lives every single day and that is coming up tonight on "world news," josh. >> thank you, diane. an extraordinary thing to wrap your mind around. you sat with her earlier. diane has the first interview with jaycee dugard. it is going to be absolutely compelling. >> it will be. thank you, josh. >>> let's check in now with the buzziest showbiz headlines and trends
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